weekly recap #27 – rotterdam

q. current home/addy where i stayed (neighbourhood) and how long a. rotterdam (kralingen-crooswuk, airbnb, 7 nights) q. favourite meal a. all our meals were pretty low key this week.  we ate half of our meals at home and had a few favs from market q. most memorable moment / best highlight a. our final beach […]

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weekly recap #25 – riga & brussels

q. current home/addy where i stayed (neighbourhood) and how long a. riga (centrs, 5 nights), brussels (sablon, 3 nights) q. favourite meal a. toss up.  either domini canes in riga for its presentation and otherwordly lavender & berries creme brulee or brasserie du gourmet in brussels for their carbonnade flamande (flemish beef & beer stew).  […]

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first 24 hours in brussels (belgium)

jojo: what do i like? -comics, cartoons and street murals all wrapped into one -back amongst the french which means the pain au chocolat diet is back in effect.  booyah. -love the old architecture.  i know i’m being hypocritical because i’ve had my fill of ‘old stuff’ but brussels has this historic charm about itself.  […]

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first 24 hours in riga (latvia)

jojo: what do i like? -very pretty city.  the skyline has lots of churchtops and spires, a river runs through the middle of the city, lots of reconstructed buildings from the war era and also many new modern buildings with the infusion of eu & tourist dollars -good value for our dollar.  the prices here […]

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weekly summary #23 – berlin & warsaw

q. current home/addy where i stayed (neighbourhood) and how long a. berlin (templehof-schoneberg, hotel, 5 nights) warsaw (airbnb, centrum, 3 nights) q. favourite meal a. perogies, borscht and the polish version of a schnitzel at our first (but definitely not the last) milk bar q. most memorable moment / best highlight a. spending a few […]

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weekly recap #22 – zagreb & prague

q. current home/addy where i stayed (neighbourhood) and how long a. zagreb (3 nights), prague (5 nights) q. favourite meal a. our last dinner in zagreb.  pork spring rolls, beef empanadas, mixed greens and panko breaded pork tenderloin at street food mukoaka.  not local in the least but after a month of eating pizzas and […]

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first 24 hours in prague (czech republic)

jojo: what do i like? -beautiful city.  i don’t know how many cities i’ve said that about but the pictures of prague don’t do this city justice.  the mouldings, spires, rooftops, windows, tramlines, bridges, castles and sunsets, cobblestone sidewalks, it’s amazing.  especially after spending the last few weeks in towns with mostly grey and orange […]

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